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Search: Posts Made By: Melbournian
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-17-2013
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By Melbournian
Re: what boat should i choose...

The boat prices in Aus has dropped a lot and there are a lot of choices out there. Also Aussie dollar has dropped to 85cents USD. So your 65k is not going as far as 2 months ago.
Shipping it will...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-16-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Melbournian
Gosh, I don't even know where to start!! Imagine...

Gosh, I don't even know where to start!! Imagine driving on the highway with this wanker!! After he took 2 bollards out on the street as he turn, he almost went off the edge of the marina. That would...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-13-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Melbournian
It was a breeze when we shipped Mizan about 3yrs...

It was a breeze when we shipped Mizan about 3yrs ago.
We were lucky as we got a good shipping agent and she came
with her mast up. This time around, we got a shipping agent who
promise alot but...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-12-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Melbournian
10014 10015

10014

10015
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-02-2012
Replies: 11
Views: 802
Posted By Melbournian
Will post pics when she is looking like a...

Will post pics when she is looking like a sailboat :)
Thanks cam!!
No loyalty :).. And nope right now 42 is more then I can handle!!
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 07-26-2011
Replies: 108
Views: 22,770
Posted By Melbournian
We had great service and good prices with the...

We had great service and good prices with the following
vendors when we bought our 42 catalina.
Camelia Fox of Full Sail Marine in Puerto Vallarta who did covers and side panels.
Thad Bowes of...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 07-13-2011
Replies: 26
Views: 3,059
Posted By Melbournian
We ordered our asy spinnaker from UK Halsey. He...

We ordered our asy spinnaker from UK Halsey. He was fantastic. We had to get it delivered to PV, Mexico and the tax there is horrendous!! Yup we got bitten once. Anyway, UK got it flown out of...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-11-2011
Replies: 3,269
Views: 455,176
Posted By Melbournian
Sailed a month in Banderas Bay, PV , Mexico....

Sailed a month in Banderas Bay, PV , Mexico. Bought a catalina 42 there.
Presently sailing our catalina 36 in Corio Bay and Port Philip Bay. Occasional trip out to Bass Straits and Tasmania and its...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 04-07-2011
Replies: 298
Views: 28,240
Posted By Melbournian
2005 Catalina 42 Pullman. 1998 Catalina 36...

2005 Catalina 42 Pullman.
1998 Catalina 36 Mark 11 - on the market
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 03-01-2011
Replies: 298
Views: 28,240
Posted By Melbournian
2005 Catalina 42 mark 11 Pullman.

2005 Catalina 42 mark 11 Pullman.
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 03-01-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By Melbournian
hi cam, We are in Kingsville. Just round the...

hi cam,
We are in Kingsville. Just round the corner. Will let you know when we are coming in for a visit. We might spend easter in Port Philip bay depending on wind and weather. If not, would love...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 02-24-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,598
Posted By Melbournian
Hi , we moved from st Kilda marina in port philip...

Hi , we moved from st Kilda marina in port philip bay to Royal Geelong yacht club. Conditions are so different! Corio bay has many more days of good sailing. Hardly any chop and the sea breezes are...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 6,211
Posted By Melbournian
Morning All, Bloodhunter, our Twilight...

Morning All,

Bloodhunter, our Twilight starts at 6pm, so there's plenty of time for us to get there. Its so popular becos its alot more relaxed then the usual Sat race and alot of friends come...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 6,211
Posted By Melbournian
St Anna, you are right. We are definitely...

St Anna, you are right. We are definitely learning to sail better and in different conditions. We have a catalina, and we know her strengths and weakness. So far we have done pretty good..coming in...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2009
Replies: 40
Views: 6,211
Posted By Melbournian
Our club has a wednesday Twilight race which is...

Our club has a wednesday Twilight race which is suppose to be a fun race and to introduce more people to racing. The first few races were really fun and everyone enjoyed it. But just 4 races into it,...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-11-2008
Replies: 58
Views: 6,167
Posted By Melbournian
PS, it was our first sailboat and we had some...

PS, it was our first sailboat and we had some sailing experience. But we knew what we wanted.

Amy
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-11-2008
Replies: 58
Views: 6,167
Posted By Melbournian
We live in Melbourne,Australia and we bought our...

We live in Melbourne,Australia and we bought our boat from Florida.
We saw Mizan , Catalina 36MK11 via the internet. We saw loads of pics, contacted the broker. He was really helpful. Gave us names...
Forum: Sailnet.com Polls 05-21-2008
Replies: 191
Views: 19,968
Posted By Melbournian
catalina 36 Mk11...perrrrrfect

catalina 36 Mk11...perrrrrfect
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-21-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Melbournian
Will do. There will be a couple of boats that's...

Will do. There will be a couple of boats that's going out with us ...that's if weather and tide is cooperative that day!
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-20-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Melbournian
HI Maggie2, That's cool. We are hoping to...

HI Maggie2,

That's cool. We are hoping to bust out of the heads this weekend. The Bass straits is calling :). It will only be a short trip out and back to Queenscliff. We really want that...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related) 05-20-2008
Replies: 35
Views: 2,929
Posted By Melbournian
Sailordreams, we would like to express our...

Sailordreams, we would like to express our condolences to Colin's wife, you, and Colin's other friends at your loss . Its a terrible accident. I am going to give my man an extra hug when I see him...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-20-2008
Replies: 3,269
Views: 455,176
Posted By Melbournian
Port Philip Bay, Melbourne Australia

Port Philip Bay, Melbourne Australia
Forum: herSailNet 05-18-2008
Replies: 24
Views: 3,300
Posted By Melbournian
Morning All, Thanks for the pasta tip. I will...

Morning All, Thanks for the pasta tip. I will look for it when I am in US this summer. But does the pasta have to be the quick cooking ones? I do my eggs that way too.
Even with easy access to fresh...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-18-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Melbournian
Teshannon, Thanks for the warning !!!...:) ...

Teshannon, Thanks for the warning !!!...:)

David, Sure :) ...I just might not answer :)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 05-16-2008
Replies: 15
Views: 860
Posted By Melbournian
yeah!!! last one :) :)

yeah!!! last one :) :)
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